The state of education technology in Business Schools: results from the AMBA & BGA 2021 Education Technology research

Date: 24 November 2021 
Time: 14:00 – 15:00 GMT

This webinar will explore the results from the AMBA & BGA Education Technology research conducted in the summer of 2021. 

These exclusive findings tell the story of the evolution of virtual classroom usage and technology deployment at Business Schools, as we move through the pandemic and adapt to new circumstances and student behaviours.


Simone Hammer, Head of Marketing, Learning Experiences, Barco

Simone is a trilingual Austrian with extensive experience in Business creation and management, Marketing, Communications, Digital, Content strategy and Training having lived in several countries and always worked in international environments.

After 15 years with GE Healthcare she has obtained her Executive MBA with HEC Paris majoring in Entrepreneurship and Innovation and created her own start-up. After this exciting experience, Simone joined Barco as Global Head of Marketing for the Teaching & Training division bringing her hands-on experience in education & pedagogy together with her competencies from the corporate world.

David Woods-Hale, Marketing and Communications Director, AMBA & BGA

David is Director of Marketing and Communications at AMBA & BGA and is responsible for the management of its magazines Ambition and Business Impact, as well as devising and executing AMBA & BGA’s global communications strategy, and overseeing its research and insight centres.

He was previously Editorial Director for the US and UK at the international books, journals, and magazine publisher LID Publishing (now LID Business Media), during which time, the company launched more than 20 top 20 best-selling business books, including Not Knowing which was named management book of the year by The British Library and The Chartered Management Institute. In 2013, David was invited to launch and edit an international business journal for Duke University (US).

In 2012, he was a finalist for Business Journalist of the Year (DLA Piper Media Awards), and won Career Development Journalist of the Year and HR Journalist of the Year (Willis Towers Watson Media Awards).

He has an MA in History and Divinity from The University of Aberdeen and a further Post-Graduate Diploma in Publishing and Journalism from The Robert Gordon University.

About our partner

Barco designs technology to enable bright outcomes around the world. Seeing beyond the image, it develops visualisation and collaboration solutions to help Business Schools work together, share insights, and wow audiences.

Barco’s focus is on three core markets: enterprise (from meeting, classroom and control rooms to corporate spaces), healthcare (from the radiology department to the operating room), and entertainment (from movie theatres to live events and attractions). In 2020, it realised sales of €770 million euro. It has a global team of 3,300 employees, whose passion for technology is captured in 461 granted patents.

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